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About WaterBrook & Multnomah

 

WaterBrook Mission

WaterBrook publishes books that inspire readers to find rich, spiritual purpose in their daily lives. We seek creative approaches and innovative messages that draw on the Bible, experiential learning, story, and practical guidance to help readers thrive as they follow Jesus amid the complexities and opportunities of life today.

Our notable authors include Tim Tebow, Jordan Lee Dooley, Carlos Whittaker, Jennie Allen, Eugene Peterson, Michael Todd, Jo Saxton, Brian Houston, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, John Mark Comer, Liz Curtis Higgs, Nick Vujicic, Carey Nieuwhof, and Latasha Morrison.

 

Multnomah Mission

Multnomah publishes books that proclaim the Gospel, equip followers of Jesus to make disciples, and invite readers into a deeper relationship with God. We seek timeless messages from Christian voices that challenge readers to approach life from a biblical perspective.

Multnomah features such notable voices as David Platt, Anne Graham Lotz, Mark Batterson, Katie Davis Majors, Steven Furtick, Jon Tyson, Trillia Newbell, and bestselling classics from authors David Jeremiah, Francine Rivers, John Piper, and Randy Alcorn.

 

History

WaterBrook and Multnomah are two imprints of Penguin Random House. WaterBrook was launched in September 1996 as an autonomous publishing imprint of Doubleday with the intent to publish books for Christians. Since the release of our first books in 1998, our publishing program has grown dramatically through the expansion of WaterBrook as well as the purchase of Harold Shaw Publishers in 2000 and acquisition of Multnomah Books in August 2006. Today the WaterBrook and Multnomah backlists feature a stellar roster of bestselling authors including Jennie Allen, Liz Curtis Higgs, David Platt, Lisa Tawn Bergren, Randy Alcorn, Kay Arthur, Mark Batterson, Tim Tebow, Cindy Woodsmall, Chris & Kerry Shook, Latasha Morrison, Joanna Weaver, John Piper, Steven Furtick, Shaunti Feldhahn, Andy Stanley, Francine Rivers, Nick Vujicic, Kim Vogel Sawyer, Bruce Wilkinson, and many more.

 

Today

While the foundational Christian perspective of our publishing program remains unchanged, the focus of each imprint is distinct. WaterBrook publishes books in the areas of practical life, motivation and inspiration, devotional and gift books, relationships and parenting, biography, memoir, topical Bible study, and spiritual formation along with captivating works of fiction and children’s books. Multnomah publishes books in the areas of discipleship and spiritual growth, Christian living, Bible study, apologetics, theology, devotional, evangelism, leadership as well as children’s books and works of uplifting fiction.

 

Distinctives

As imprints of Penguin Random House—the largest English-language publisher in the world—WaterBrook and Multnomah compete with the best publishers in the world while seeking to serve our readers and the Church at a personal level. We foster a small company atmosphere, allowing for entrepreneurial thought, creativity, and innovation, while also leveraging the benefits of deep corporate support. That combination allows us to bring the best of both worlds to our authors, partners, and readers. Our experienced leadership team brings a high level of expertise in all areas, as well as an informed and experienced publishing approach that is on par with the best in the world.

 

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Book Trailer: REDEEMING YOUR TIME by Jordan Raynor

Manage your time the way Jesus managed his with a biblical antidote to swamped to-do lists and hurried schedules.

“A highly practical road map.”—Mark Batterson, New York Times bestselling author and lead pastor of National Community Church

Despite the overwhelming amount of resources for time management and work-life balance, the ability to cultivate the efficiency and equilibrium needed to manage all our worthy pursuits can often feel frustratingly out of reach. The reason for our struggle is that productivity and time-management systems focus on individual habits rather than more meaningful and lasting lifestyle changes. But as it turns out, there is a better way to reach our full potential.

We don’t need just another approach to changing our habits. [ … ]

Sneak Peek: Shh…Baby Jesus Is Sleeping by Lisa Tawn Bergren

Start reading and looking inside 

The author of the bestselling God Gave Us series invites children to snuggle in close and peek into the stable where the animals are celebrating the very first Christmas.

“All be quiet…settle down. Shh, shh, shh. Baby Jesus is sleeping.” So begins this sweet bedtime story in which all the animals in the nativity scene call their little ones to snuggle in close and rest quietly as they honor the arrival of a precious Baby–the Savior of all living things–that first Christmas night.

Not a peep, Little Sheep. Baby Jesus is sleeping!
Lie down now, Little Cow. Baby Jesus is sleeping!…
We rest tonight, knowing he is near.
Our promised King is finally here!

 

Sneak Peek: WIN THE DAY JOURNAL by Mark Batterson

Take a looking inside

Unlock the power of twenty-four hours and tackle your God-sized goals with this step-by-step journal that guides readers through the seven life-changing habits at the core of Win the Day, from New York Times bestselling author Mark Batterson.

Despite the prevalence of digital calendars, scheduling apps, and time-saving technology, a twenty-four-hour day can still often feel too short and chaotic to establish consistent daily habits or to tackle the goals that matter most. But good habits require practice, and the challenge can often be not knowing where to start.

In Win the Day Journal, Batterson presents a much-needed jumpstart for going after the goals that have always felt impossible. With guided prompts and helpful exercises, he shares his seven key habits to winning each and every day. As you write and reflect your way through the pages, [ … ]

Sneak Peek: DO IT FOR A DAY by Mark Batterson

Start reading the first few days

The New York Times bestselling author of Win the Day challenges you to adopt seven powerful habits for thirty days and start your journey toward reaching your God-sized dreams.

Destiny is not a mystery. Destiny is daily habits. Our lives are built on our patterns of behavior: both constructive and counterproductive habits. Whether we attain the things we desire—mental and physical health, financial freedom, fulfilling relationships—is determined by the things we do and the things we don’t. The good news? You’re one habit away from a totally different life!

You don’t have to tackle the next 30 years.
You just have to start with right now.

In Do It for a Day, you’ll begin by identifying a change that is “3M”: measurable, meaningful, and maintainable. Habit formation is both an art and a science, and it helps [ … ]

Sneak Peek: REDEEMING YOUR TIME by Jordan Raynor

Start reading the first chapter

Manage your time the way Jesus managed his with a biblical antidote to swamped to-do lists and hurried schedules.

“A highly practical road map.”—Mark Batterson, New York Times bestselling author and lead pastor of National Community Church

Despite the overwhelming amount of resources for time management and work-life balance, the ability to cultivate the efficiency and equilibrium needed to manage all our worthy pursuits can often feel frustratingly out of reach. The reason for our struggle is that productivity and time-management systems focus on individual habits rather than more meaningful and lasting lifestyle changes. But as it turns out, there is a better way to reach our full potential.

We don’t need just another approach to changing our habits. What we need is an operating system that takes into account the full scope of [ … ]

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